Collins Shorts – insight in an instant.
Feel the heat as a British army elite bomb disposal expert, one of the men who face death every day in the most dangerous region on earth – Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Journey with these courageous soldiers that put their lives on the line. This is as vivid and dramatic as war reporting gets.
Collins Shorts are a fresh look at the ebook short, with the emphasis on vibrant design, animated content and expert authors who can provide accessible insight. They satisfy your thirst for knowledge without the need for time commitment.
This ebook will work on all e-readers but delivers its full punch on devices that support colour and animation. Please note the extent is between 20 to 40 pages, depending on your settings.
‘A vivid and absorbing portrayal of a unique and dedicated group of soldiers.’ – General Sir Mike Jackson, formerly Chief of the General Staff.
‘[a] scintillating book’ – Short List
This is a powerful piece of reportage – The Financial Times
‘The great merit of Bomb Hunters, Sean Rayment’s study of the British bomb disposal units in Afghanistan, is that it lets us hear the true voice of the soldier.’ – The Financial Times
‘Bomb Hunters is highly recommended’. – The Daily Star
‘…this book is fine war reporting rather than polemic. It is full of stomach-churning tension, extreme danger and sometimes but not always relief.’ – The Evening Standard
About the author
Sean Rayment served as a Captain in the Parachute Regiment in the late 1980's. As a journalist, he has specialised in war reporting for the past ten years, undertaking assignments in the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, the Gulf and Africa. He has been embedded with the British Army on more than a ten occasions.